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Social Butterfly November 2, 2006

Evelyn Madison- The Social Butterfly

Open House Planned at Artisan's Gallery

On Saturday, November 11, from 4pm to 8pm, the Artisan's Gallery and More at 224 E. Grand Ave., Escondido, will be holding an Open House for many of their 60 plus artists who exhibit their works at the Gallery, including many local artists, and in all art forms. Wine and refreshments will be served. Discounts will be available. For more information, call 432-8995.
United Senior Advisory Council to Give Medicare Informational Talks

The United Senior Advisory Council (USAC) will be conducting information talks about Medicare throughout the community during the annual election period for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D Plans. The Open Enrollment Period for Medicare beneficiaries who wish to change plans or enroll in a new plan is from November 15 through December 31, 2006.

Programs already scheduled are November 17 and December 12 at 10:30am at the Escondido Public Library, and December 9 and December 20 at 10:30am at the Vista Public Library.

The goal is to provide as much information as possible to the Senior community in order for them to make the best healthcare selection for their particular needs, and time is of the essence if you wish to make changes, etc., due to the short enrollment period - November 15 through December 31. For questions or additional information, call Cecelia Brown at 727.7525, or 445.2269.
Daughters of American Revolution Meeting Set

The next meeting of the Rancho Buena Vista Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be Saturday, November 4, at the Shadowridge Country Club in Vista, starting at 9am with a Continental Breakfast. The featured speaker will be talking on the efforts in the community to support our wounded warriors. For information or reservations, call 732.3147.

Rick Roberts to Be Featured Speaker at LSMRWF Meeting

On Monday, November 6, from 11:30am-2:30pm, the Lake San Marcos Republican Women Federated will meet and salute the Veterans, Past and Present with Patriotic songs by Donna Manner; Morgan Jones, Speaker; and Dean Nelson, Candidate for City Council. After lunch, Rick Roberts, Radio Talk Show Host, will be the featured speaker, talking about "I Want My Country Back!" The meeting will be held at the Lake San Marcos Country Club, 1750 San Pablo Drive, Lake San Marcos.

Reservations due by today, November 2, to Mary Howard, 1320 San Julian Dr., LSM 92078; Cost is $20/person. NO reservations will be accepted at the door. Bring food items for holiday dinner boxes. Also, there will be an Afghanistan jewelry sale.

San Diego City Attorney to Speak at LSM Democratic Club

The Lake San Marcos Democratic Club will meet Saturday, November 11 at 12:30 p.m. at the Lakeside Pavilion, 1105 La Bonita Dr., Lake San Marcos. Members of all parties are welcome. Call Betty Ball at 752-1035 for more information.

Mike Aguirrre, S.D. City Attorney will speak on the latest happenings in San Diego County. He earned his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Harvard. He has had a successful private practice, been San Diego's Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Department of Justice, and a faculty member in the History Department of the University of Southern California.

Essay and Poster Winners Announced From St. Mary's Fiesta

Prizes were awarded to these students for their posters and essays depicting the theme, Fiesta With Friends, held recently and displayed in the parish hall at St. Mary's Church. Winning posters were chosen from all grades; essays were submitted and awarded in grades fourth through eighth:

Posters: Kindergarten - Isabel Friedrichs; 1st Grade - Mary Luiso and Kai Brown; 2nd Grade - Brianna Bunchman and Madeline Bass; 3rd Grade - Kylie Freitas and Leila Seyed-Rezai; 4th Grade - Ariel Reyna; 5th Grade - Spencer Csonka; 6th Grade - Ramma Manneh; 7th Grade - Emily Pontanares; and 8th Grade - Emily Kelley. Essays: 4th Grade - Karl Schlaht; 5th Grade - Sean McCoy; 6th Grade - Mike Rosenburg; 7th Grade - Davis Blaze; and 8th Grade - Matt Nguyen.

Bluegrass Club to Feature The Brombies

The featured band on Tuesday, November 7 will be The Brombies, returning after their hit appearance at Summergrass. Their music covers everything from blues to bluegrass; it's what they call "good ol' American music." Music starts at 7pm at the Round Table Pizza, 1161 Washington Ave. (corner Ash St.), Escondido, with the featured band starting at 8pm. For more information, check the website at

Special Forum on Corporations Planned

Wednesday, November 8, from 9am to 4pm, the Palomar Chapter of the California Society of Enrolled Agents will present a program on the Birth, Operation, and Death of a Corporation. Joe Doering, EA, and other speakers will talk about the organization of a corporation; the operations (mechanics, choices, formats, compliances, and tax issues), and dissolution.

The program will be held at the Escondido Country Club, 1800 Country Club Lane, Escondido, and includes lunch. Registration is $100/Members and $115/non-members. Make checks payable to Palomar Chapter/CSEA, and mail to Mary Lee Staley, EA, 1724 Ravine Court, Vista, 92083-5565. For more information, call 940.8098.

"Getting Published" Seminar Scheduled

The Metropolitan Writing Works will hold a seminar on Saturday, November 4, from 1-5pm, at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Cost is $75 ($65 for Metro Writing alumni). For information and registration, email, visit the website at or call 208.1913.

Metropolitan Writing Works was founded by local writers Midge Raymond and John Yunker. Raymond will teach the seminar and will address publication in magazines and journals as well as the dos and don'ts of navigating through the world of book publishing. Ms. Raymond has worked as an editor and copywriter for Penguin Putnam, Bantam, Doubleday, and others. She has published articles and fiction in a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times.

For more information and to register, writers can contact Metropolitan Writing Works at 208-1913, email to, or

Women for Sobriety Meets Weekly

A self-help group for women alcoholics, Women for Sobriety, meets every Monday, 6pm at the San Marcos Kaiser facility. WFS is not a 12-step group. For information, call Debbie at 214.2118 or Ann at 724.4474.





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